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Consonants 

stops: p, b, t, k 
affricate: tj 
fricatives: f, s, J, h 
nasals: m, n 
laterals: 1, 1 
semi-vowels: w, j 

Byington (1870) distinguishes /kV and /x/ as allophones of /k/. 

Vowels 

Byington's series: 

long and short: ai, a (= [a]), ei, ei, ii, i, oi, ui, u 
nasalized: a, I, 6, u 
diphthongs: ai, au 

The main function of nasalization seems to be to emphasize or define more 
closely. 

Stress 

Stress in polysyllables tends to penultimate. 


COMPENDIUM 

OF THE 

WORLD'S 
LANGUAGES 

SECOND EDITION 
GEORGE L. CAMPBELL 
ISBN 0-415-20298-1 (Set) 

Simultaneously published in the USA and Canada 

by Routledge 

29 West 35th Street, New York, NY 10001 

© 1991, 2000 George L. Campbell